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GENERAL & MISC.

America's Story from America's Library - See, Hear and Sing [Library of Congress]
An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, circa 1490-1920 [Library of Congress]
Celebhoo: Celebrity Search Engine
Celebrity Tattoos
CNN: Entertainment News
Entertainment Law Digest - celebrity lawsuits
Entertainment Weekly magazine
Famous Monkeys Through History
Famous People Who Were Once Homeless
FBI - Freedom of Information Act - Famous Persons
Find A Grave
The Jim Henson Company [Kermit the Frog's official site]
LikeTelevision... only better - streaming movies, music videos, comedy, sports
Makeup411
mugshots:
Panderers in Japan - American stars doing commercials in Japan
ShowbizJobs.com - find employment in the entertainment industry


STARS

Abbott and Costello [official site]
Steve Allen [official site]
Arbucklemania: Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle [official site]
The Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Center
Gretchen Bonaduce:
George Carlin [official site]
Johnny Carson: The Official Tonight Show Website
Lynda Carter [official site]
Cher [official site]
Wes Craven [official site]
Cindy Crawford [official site]
Rodney Dangerfield [official site]
James Dean [official site]
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Clint Eastwood
Jenna Elfman [official site]
Elvira - Mistress of the Dark [official site]
Michael Flatley: Lord of the Dance [official site]
Jeff Foxworthy
Alan Freed [official site]
Jennie Garth [official site]
Kathy Griffin [official site]
Florence Henderson [official site]
Doug Henning [official site]
Maryellen Hooper [official site]
Bob Hope and American Variety - Library of Congress Exhibition, includes huge joke file
Laurel and Hardy Society - Way Out West Tent
Jerry Lewis Comedy Museum and Store [official site]
Traci Lords [official site]
Shirley MacLaine [official site]
Cindy Margolis
Ann-Margret [official site]
Groucho Marx: Infringement - text of famous Groucho Marx letter to Warner Brothers after being warned that the title of the film A Night in Casablanca infringed on the name Casablanca
Harpo Marx [official site]
Bettie Page:
Fess Parker [official site]
Pat Paulsen's 1960's Television Editorials - classic satire from Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
Harold Pinter
Kathleen Renish:
Don Rickles: The Hockey Puck! [official site]
ZoŽ Saldana [official site]
Rhonda Shear [official site]
Will Smith [official site]
Smothers Brothers [official site]
Preston Sturges [official site]
Leigh Taylor-Young [her own self-designed site!]
The Three Stooges Online Filmography
Mamie Van Doren [official site]
Mae West - see: The Masquers Club
Woody Woodpecker [official site]


MOVIES

Aardman Animations - home of Wallace & Gromit and other claymation works
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - the Oscars
Ain't It Cool News - all about movies in production, advance info from industry "spies"
American Film Institute
Animation of Heaven & Hell in 3-D! - looks at the work of five different animators, including Art Clokey, the creator of Gumby
The Astounding B Monster - tribute to B-movies
At the Movies
Best Video
Big Cartoon DataBase - searchable database of cartoons, episode guides and crew lists
Blinkx - video search engine
Blockbuster
Cardiff Movie Database - see: Internet Movie Database (below)
Chicago Reader Movie Section - includes database of 10,000+ reviews
cinematography.com - for the people behind the camera
Cult Sirens
Roger Ebert - see Chicago Sun-Times: Roger Ebert
Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee - famous video rental store in North Hollywood that carries lots of rare movies and TV shows
Eeggs.com - guide to "Easter eggs" (hidden features) to look for:
Famous Locations
Film Sound Design - Film Sound Theory
Film Underground - a cyber film school
Film Scouts
ForeignFilms.com - "The best place to find foreign films on the web."
Future Movies - British movie review and filmmaking website
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce - keepers of the Walk of Fame
Hollywood Stock Exchange - a Hollywood-based investment game
Hollywood Video
Intuitor Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics - special effects that don't make logical sense
The Internet Movie Database (formerly Cardiff Movie Database):
Kubrick on the Web - info and lots of links
The Los Angeles Film School
THE MASQUERS CLUB
A look at famous social club which included as its members most of the great personalities of Hollywood's gold era. This page features rare photos of many of them, including Jimmy Stewart, Bing Crosby, Edward G. Robinson, Buster Keaton, Frank Capra, Mack Sennett, Jack Benny, George Burns, Cesar Romero and James Cagney, as well as a RealAudio clip of Mae West singing "Frankie and Johnny" at a private Masquers Club show in 1973.
metacritic - film reviews, etc.
Mods & Rockers - L.A.'s annual festival of 1960s films
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA):
Movie Sounds Page - audio clips, suggested sounds for Windows events
Netflix
Oddball Film - repository of unusual stock footage
Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921 [Library of Congress]
Oscars - see: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Prelinger Archives - thousands of "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films
Professor Neon's TV and Movie Mania
Redbox
Reel.com - see: Hollywood Video
Reel Clothes & Props - buy clothing and props used in movies and TV shows
RunPee.com - recommends the best times for bathroom break during movies currently in theatres
Running Movies - Hollywood films featuring runners
Screenplay.com - software for screenwriting
Sony Pictures
Sound Dogs, Inc. - movie sound bites and sound effects
TV Guide: movies
Universal Studios
Videomaker (magazine)
Walt Disney Pictures
Warner Bros.: Movies
Yahoo! Movies
YouTube.com - view short films online


MOVIES: THEATRES IN L.A.

AMC Theatres - local show times, coming attractions
El Capitan Theatre
Laemmle Theatres
Nuart Theatre
Silent Movie Theatre (Cinefamily)


MOVIES: FAMOUS FILMS

Avatar:
Casablanca - see: Vincent's Casablanca Home Page
Coraline's sweater [PDF] - make one yourself with this official pattern!
Gone With the Wind - Wikipedia article
James Bond (007.com) [official site]
Sita Sings the Blues - watch this ground-breaking animation film online for free!
Star Wars [official site]
The Wizard of Oz [official site]


THEATRE

American Ballet Theatre (ABT)
Carthalia - Theatres on Postcards - Andreas Praefcke's postcard collection of theatres and concert halls worldwide
Cirque du Soleil
Henrik Ibsen [playwright]
TheaterMania.com - theatre tickets for major U.S. cities, Broadway, off-Broadway


RADIO·TV·CABLE: GENERAL

5 Best Services To Watch Free Internet TV - 2008 article from Technofriends
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - the Emmy Awards
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
AntennaWeb.org - site sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), helps you find and set up the best antenna for your area
Audiences Unlimited - free tickets to sitcom tapings, info about shows
Emmy Awards - see: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Boxee:
Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee - famous video rental store in North Hollywood that carries lots of rare movies and TV shows
Jump The Shark - "Chronicling the moments of when TV shows go downhill"
Library of American Broadcasting - classic ads from Radio Advertising Bureau Collection
Nielsen Media Research
Old-Time Radio
Old Time Radio Show Catalog (OTRCat.com) - shows available on audio CDs or as MP3 files
Old TV Tickets - scans of vintage studio audience tix
The Paley Center for Media
Peabody Awards
Professor Neon's TV and Movie Mania
Radio Advertising Bureau - see: Library of American Broadcasting
ReelRadio's Reel Top 40 Radio Repository - vintage Top 40 radio programming
Screenplay.com - software for screenwriting
TheTELLY.net - a device for watching live British channels on your TV anywhere in the world
Truveo - video search engine
TV Guide
TVland.com - watch dozens of vintage TV shows online
TVtickets.com (Audiences Unlimited)
Vanderbilt Television News Archive
VPN (virtual private network) for watching restricted foreign content online:
  • VPN - watch foreign TV [Google search results]
  • Lamnia VPN - watch British TV online anywhere in the world; also enables UK users to access Hulu content
  • TIC VPN - watch British TV online anywhere in the world
  • Hotspot Shield - for viewing US shows online from outside US
World Television Standards - description of TV standards (NTSC, PAL, SECAM, etc.), with chart showing the standard used by each country [out of date?]
Yahoo! TV
Yesterday USA Radio Networks - vintage radio and music programs via RealAudio
ZAP2it - lots of news about TV shows, includes customizable TV listings for your area


RADIO·TV·CABLE: SHOWS

IT IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO KEEP THIS SECTION COMPLETELY UP-TO-DATE SINCE THE NETWORKS ARE CONSTANTLY CANCELING GOOD SHOWS AND ADDING BAD ONES. ALSO, FOR WHATEVER REASON, NETWORK WEBMASTERS ARE ALWAYS CHANGING THE URLs FOR THEIR SHOWS. SEE THE NETWORK WEBSITES (IN THE NEXT SECTION) FOR THE MOST CURRENT SHOW LINKS.

20/20 [official ABC site]
24 [official Fox site]
30 Rock [official NBC site]
60 Minutes [official CBS site]
ABC News [official site]
All Things Considered [official NPR site]
American Idol:
American Masters [official PBS site]
America's Most Wanted
Amos 'n' Andy:
Antiques Roadshow [official PBS site]
Austin City Limits:
The Bachelor(ette) [official ABC site]
Bewitched and Elizabeth Montgomery
The Big Bang Theory [official CBS site]
The Biggest Loser [official NBC site]
Bones [official Fox site]
The Brady Bunch Hour - fan site for "Brady Bunch" spinoff variety show
Breakfast With the Beatles (KLOS-FM) - America's longest running Beatles radio show
Car Talk
Caroline in the City [official site]
Castle [official ABC site]
Charlie's Angels: Angelic Heaven
Click and Clack - see: Car Talk
CBS Radio Mystery Theatre - all 1,399 episodes searchable by plots, actors, and writers
Coupling [official BBC America site]
Criminal Minds [official CBS site]
CSI [official CBS site]
Dateline [official MSNBC site]
Desperate Housewives [official ABC site]
Dragnet [tribute site]
The Ellen DeGeneres Show [official site]
Felix the Cat
Craig Ferguson - see: Late Late Show
Firesign Theatre [official site]
Folkscene [KPFK-FM, Los Angeles]
Fresh Air - the NPR interview show with host Terry Gross
Friday Night Lights [official NBC site]
Frontline [official PBS site]
Ghost Whisperer [official CBS site]
Glee [official Fox site]
Good Morning America [official ABC site]
The Good Wife [official CBS site]
Grey's Anatomy [official ABC site]
Hannah Montana [official Disney site]
Happy Days [tribute site, no longer being updated]
Heroes [official NBC site]
Hee Haw [official site]
Hopalong Cassidy [official site]
House [official Fox site]
How I Met Your Mother [official CBS site]
Human Target [official Fox site]
ITN News - UK-based news service
JAG [official CBS site]
Jeopardy [official site]
Jimmy Kimmel Live:
King of the Hill [Wikipedia article]
The L Word [official Showtime site]
L.A. TV Live [KJLA-TV, Ventura]
Land of the Lost
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson [official CBS site]
Late Show with David Letterman [official CBS site]
Latino USA [official site]
Jay Leno Show [official site]
David Letterman - see: Late Show
Tom Leykis Show [official site]
Lost [official ABC site]
Maury [official site]
The Mentalist [official CBS site]
Modern Family [official ABC site]
Morning Edition [official NPR site]
The Munsters [official site]
Muppets:
NCIS [official CBS site]
NewsHour [official PBS site]
Night Gallery ("Rod Serling's Night Gallery") [official site]
Nova [official PBS site]
The Office:
A Prairie Home Companion
Saturday Night Live [official NBC site]
Science Friday
Scooby-Doo
Shear Genius [official Bravo site]
The Simpsons:
60 Minutes [official CBS site]
Smallville [official CW site]
Tavis Smiley:
Speaking of Faith - public radio's national conversation about belief, meaning, ethics, and ideas
Jerry Springer [official site]
Star Trek:
Howard Stern:
Superman:
Supernanny:
Supernatural [official CW site]
Survivor [official CBS site]
Talk Sex with Sue Johanson:
30 Rock [official NBC site]
This American Life - radio program produced by WBEZ in Chicago
The Thistle and Shamrock - NPR radio program
Today Show [official NBC/MSNBC site]
Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien [official site]
24 [official Fox site]
20/20 [official ABC site]
Two and a Half Men [official CBS site]
The World [PRI program]
Xena: Warrior Princess:


RADIO·TV·CABLE: NETWORKS & STATIONS

A&E
ABC
ABC Family Channel
American Movie Classics (AMC)
Animal Planet
BBC:
Biography Channel (Biography.com)
Broadcast Live - Radio and Television from Around the World - links to streaming audio and video
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Cartoon Network
CBS
CBS Sports
Cinemax
CNN
Court TV - see: CNN.com/JUSTICE
C-SPAN
The CW (formerly the WB Network)
Discovery Channel
Disney Channel
Documentary Channel
E!
ESPN
ESPNU - ESPN site for college sports
Food Network
Fox
Fox News
FX Networks
Hallmark Channel
HBO
The History Channel
History Channel International
The Independent Film Channel (IFC)
Indie 103.1 - Los Angeles, California
Jack FM 93.1 (KCBS-FM) - Los Angeles, California
KABC-AM (790) - Los Angeles, California
KABC-TV (ch. 7) - Los Angeles, California
KBIG-FM (104.3) - Los Angeles, California
KCBS-FM - see: Jack FM 93.1 - Los Angeles, California
KCAL-TV (ch. 9) - Los Angeles, California
KCBS-TV (ch. 2) - Los Angeles, California
KCET-TV (ch. 28) - Los Angeles, California
KCOP-TV (ch. 13) - Los Angeles, California
KCR-AM College Radio (1620) - San Diego State University, California
KCRW-FM (89.9) - Santa Monica, California
KCSN-FM (88.5) - California State University, Northridge
KCTU-TV - Wichita, Kansas - with live RealVideo feed, lots of syndicated shows
KDOC-TV (ch. 56) - Irvine, California
KFWB-AM (980) - Los Angeles, California
KGMB (ch. 23) and KHNL-TV (ch. 8) - Hawaii News Now - view newscast via RealVideo
KIIS-FM (102.7) - Los Angeles, California
KING-FM (98.1) - Seattle, Washington - streaming classical music 24 hours a day
KJAZZ (KLON-FM/88.1) - California State University, Long Beach
KKLA-FM (99.5) - Los Angeles, California
KLOS-FM (95.5) - Los Angeles, California
KLRU-TV - Austin, Texas - the PBS station that produces "Austin City Limits"
KMEX-TV (ch. 34) - Los Angeles, California
KNBC-TV (ch. 4) - Los Angeles, California
KPBS-FM (89.5) & KPBS-TV (ch. 15) - San Diego State University, California
KPCC-FM (89.3) - Pasadena, California
KPFK-FM (90.7) - Los Angeles, California
KPIG-FM (107.5) - Freedom, California
KPIX-TV (ch. 5) - San Francisco, California
KROQ-FM (106.7) - Los Angeles, California
KRVS-FM (88.7) - Lafayette, Louisiana
KTLA-TV (ch. 5) - Los Angeles, California
KTTV-TV (ch. 11) - Los Angeles, California
KTWV-FM "The Wave" (94.7) - Los Angeles, California
KUCI-FM (88.9) - University of California, Irvine (Orange County)
KUSC-FM (91.5) - Los Angeles, California
KUSF-FM (90.3) - San Francisco, California
KXAN-TV (ch. 36) - Austin, Texas
KXLU-FM (88.9) - Los Angeles, California
Latin MTV
The Learning Channel (TLC)
Live Radio on the Internet - thousands of radio stations broadcasting online
The MIT List of Radio Stations on the Internet - see: Radio Locator
MSNBC
MTV:
MuchMusic - Canada's MTV
Muzak
National Public Radio (NPR)
NBC
NHK (Radio Japan)
Nick at Nite
Non-Commercial Radio Stations Around North America and the World - big list
NPR (National Public Radio)
Old-Time Radio
Oxygen
PBS
Premiere Radio Networks / alt. URL
Public Radio International (PRI)
Radio Japan - see: NHK
Radio Free Nashville (WRFN-LPFM)
Radio Locator (formerly The MIT List of Radio Stations on the Internet) - links to over 10,000 radio stations
Radio Spirits - old radio shows available on CD, some streaming audio
RadioTower - links to thousands of stations broadcasting live over the Internet
RadioTuna - search engine for Internet radio; search by station name, genre or music artist
RFD-TV - cable network for rural America
Sci Fi Channel (Syfy)
Showtime
Sky - European TV network
Spike
Sundance Channel
Super Estrella 107.1 - Los Angeles, California - Latin pop music
Syfy (Sci Fi Channel)
TF1 - French TV network
The Learning Channel (TLC)
truTV - formerly Court TV
TuneIn Radio - links for over 50,000 radio stations that stream online; includes smart phone apps for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Phone, etc.
TV Land
VH-1
Voice of America
The Wave / KTWV-FM (94.7) - Los Angeles, California
WB Network - see: The CW
WBAL-AM (1090) - Baltimore, Maryland
WDSU-TV (ch. 6) - New Orleans, Louisiana - with streaming news
WGBH-FM (89.7) & WGBH-TV - Boston, Mass.
WKSU-FM (89.7) - Kent, Ohio
WRFN-LPFM (98.9) - "Radio Free Nashville"
wwiTV.com - directory of online TV broadcasts
WWL-TV - New Orleans, Louisiana



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